Payment of renewal fees for patents
Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in France are advised that from 2 October 2018 the following rules apply:
1. National provisions
Fees Ord. of 24.4.08
DG Dec. No. 2018-137
2. Payee – bank details
I.N.P.I. Agence Comptable
Direction régionale des finances publiques – Île-de-France et département de Paris (DRFIP)
94 rue Réaumur
3. Methods of payment
Renewal fee payments are only accepted in electronic form using the dedicated interface on the INPI website (https://eprocedures.inpi.fr).
Electronic payment of renewal fees may be made:
(a) by an order to debit an INPI customer account
(b) by payment by debit card
4. Date considered as the effective payment date
Date of payment made online
EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"
Users of this brochure (18th edition) should amend Table VIII, sections 1, 2, 3 and 4, accordingly.
Date retrieved: 19 May 2021